game update 1.2

Operation: Explosive Conflict

Game Update 1.2 is here and with it comes a new Operation, Explosive Conflict. From BioWare: In Explosive Conflict, the legendary warlord Kephess has united two warring armies under his flag, declaring Denova’s independence and proclaiming himself its ruler. Now the Republic and the Empire, each battling for control over the planet’s vital resources, send their most powerful heroes to battle through the warlord’s army of soldiers and mercenaries before facing off against Kephess himself for control of Denova.   Check out the video:

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Begin Your Legacy with Game Update 1.2!

The big day is here! Game Update 1.2, also called the Legacy Update is here. It’s live today and while the center focal point of the update is the Legacy System, that is not the only thing new you will find in the game as of today. Here’s an overview from SWTOR.com news: In addition to the many new gameplay systems, Game Update 1.2 adds a brand new Operation Explosive Conflict and Warzone Novare Coast, both of which take place on the never-before seen planet of Denova. Furthermore, players will be able to experience the new Flashpoint The Lost Island, the second part of the Rise of the Rakghouls storyline introduced with the Kaon Under Siege Flashpoint. Game Update 1.2: Legacy also includes new in-game items, such as new armor sets for every character class, and a number of game fixes. You can learn about all of the new content…

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Celebrate Game Update 1.2: Legacy with a Cute Pet

It’s here, it’s here! Game Update 1.2 officially launched today and while everyone is eagerly logging on to check it all out, BioWare had some fun and interesting updates for us. It’s seems they are not going to let 1.2 launch as if it was any ordinary patch. Instead, they have some thank you gifts for those of us who have been around the game until now. One is a very adorable pet! This from SWTOR News: Game Update 1.2: Legacy is finally here, bringing a wide range of new game features and playable content to Star Wars™: The Old Republic™! With Legacy, you can now create your very own Legacy family tree, sharing the skills mastered by one character with everyone in your family tree. You will also be able to experience new adventures, including the new Operation, Explosive Conflict, the Novare Coast PvP Warzone, and much, much more!…

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Pictures of the New Speeders in 1.2 (also a look at the guild bank)

There is nothing better than learning what is coming out for the new patches on SWTOR and the 1.2 patch is offering a wide variety of new and amazing features.  I really love the new smaller speeders that are coming out.  You can read about them here but here is a quick quote: “Come 1.2 you have 4 new vehicles achievements form doing hardmode flashpoints, normal and hard operations and killing world bosses. They will reward you with the Aratech line of speeders, which is a nice break from all of those gigantic speeders we being getting…” Not only are there new speeders, but there is also the addition of guild banks which is something most players have been asking for. Full information of guild banks can be found here: “You need 15 members in your guild and 600 k credits to activate the guild bank – the first tab…

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Crew Skills in Game Update 1.2

Game Update 1.2 is big- we know this. In fact, it’s huge! It’s quite possibly one of the largest free game updates in MMO history. Many are saying this is really the way SWTOR was supposed to be launched but that EA pushed the release date on BioWare and they were unable to finish everything properly in time. One important update in 1.2 will be to the Crew Skills. There have been lots of complaints about screw skills and while there are some good aspects to the program, it’s clearly “unfinished” and unbalanced when you compare the various crew skills to one another. This is one thing that Devs mentioned at the Guild Summit they would be updating. There is now an official SWTOR blog post to tell us what we can expect for Crew Skills in 1.2: “Since the launch of Star Wars™: The Old Republic™, the Crew Skill…

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